The kerfuffle over the firing of National Public Radio (NPR) news analyst Juan Williams for an opinion he expressed on Fox News has put the spotlight on an issue that those favoring reducing the size and scope of Leviathan government have sought for decades: Ending taxpayer funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB.)
Revolutions have historically begun by small sparks that smolder for a while before becoming raging infernos that ultimately envelop and overwhelm statist government. That spark may have been struck this week in Memphis, Tenn.
The Mexican invasion of Arizona is ongoing and the administration of President Barack Obama continues to allow it to happen.
The majority of the electorate — long content to occupy itself with earning a living, raising families and considering politics for only a short period of time (typically between Labor Day and the election) has finally awakened to the reality of a bloated and overbearing government. A poll released this week bears this out.
After three years of working to keep inflation in check, the Federal Reserve is now changing course and setting out a policy to raise inflation above its current target of around 2 percent.
With the advent of new communications technologies like voice-over-Internet and text messaging, the Feds are having a tough time monitoring our conversations. And they aren’t particularly happy about it.
America’s undeclared war on Pakistan is escalating. In response to an increasing number of unmanned drone attacks and NATO incursions into Pakistan — including a helicopter attack that killed three Pakistani soldiers — gunmen are attacking NATO convoys providing supplies to United States troops in Afghanistan.
At a fundraiser last week at the home of former ABC and CBS News reporter and Obama staffer Linda Douglass, President Barack Obama reportedly told those in attendance he could use a break.
In order to speed production and development of new vaccines and try to inoculate more people, the Federal government is pumping almost $2 billion into helping researchers and biotechnology companies develop new drugs, vaccines and equipment to shorten the six- to nine-month time frame currently needed to make a flu vaccine, according to an Aug. 25 article in The Wall Street Journal.
The Food and Drug Administration is set to approve the sale of genetically modified (GM) salmon to consumers and has said it has no plans to require the fish be specially labeled as genetically modified.